Anthony J. Stanonis Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 21
Scope and Contents
This collection comprises Stanonis's personal acquisitions through auctions, antique stores, and the Internet in materials pertaining to the New Orleans tourist industry. It includes guides, maps, brochures, books, and other literature put out by public and private groups and businesses, spanning roughly from 1902 to 1960.
- Created: 1902-1960
- Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2004
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
Conditions Governing Use
Physical rights are retained by the J. Edgar and Louis S. Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. Copyright Laws.
Biographical or Historical Information
Anthony J. Stanonis received a B.A. in history from Loyola University New Orleans in 1997, then an M.A. in 1998 and a Ph.D.* in 2003, both in history, from Vanderbilt University. Stanonis's research interests have centered on the cultural and economic implications of urban tourism. He has written articles** and presented papers at conferences on related topics. While researching the history of tourism in New Orleans for his dissertation, he acquired an assortment of artifacts generated by that city's tourist industry. * "Creating the Big Easy: New Orleans, American Culture, and the Emergence of Modern Tourism, 1915-1950." Ph.D. dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 2003. ** "'Always in Costume and Mask:' Lyle Saxon and New Orleans Tourism." Louisiana History XLII, no. 1. (Winter 2001): 31-57.
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Language of Materials
The collection is arranged in chronological order when dates are known. The remainder of the collection without dates is arranged alphabetically.
Source of Acquisition
Stanonis, Anthony J.
Method of Acquisition
Existence and Location of Originals
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- Anthony J. Stanonis Collection
- Carpenter, Art. ed. Katherine Rivet, 2013.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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